Load planning (scheduling)
13.07.2013 08:40

Load planning/scheduling

1) Technique for determining most efficient/ economic loads for vehicles according to route to be served/deliveries to be effected, etc. Can be done by computer for which a number of specialized software programs are available.

The essential aim is to achieve maximum utilization of load space and driver working time and most efficient sequence of deliveries (ie without unnecessary duplication of routes).

Source: David Lowe. The Dictionary of Transport and Logistics. Kogan Page, 2002. – P.146 (288 p.)




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